Branch Manager
R+L Global Logistics - Atlanta, GA

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R+L Truckload Services and Global Logistics is seeking a Branch Manager that is dynamic, self-motivated, and success driven that can create an environment that is stimulating and engaging to work in. If you are focused on career growth and opportunity, and have the entrepreneurial strength that it takes to lead us in our continued expansion then we would like to speak to you!This individual plays an intricate role in the development and success within vast marketplaces. It is the responsibility of the Branch Manager to strategically lead their team, monitor and build the financial performance of the team, meet or exceed metrics, and cultivate a network of business partners within the transportation and logistics industry both domestically and internationally. You will work within all modes of transportation and move product from its origination point to its final destination in a professional, timely, and accurate fashion as both an inside sales representative and operational expert to build and strengthen your business relationships.Core responsibilities include but are not limited to: Business and Customer Development The ability to generate new business development and revenue independently and for the branch Through research and networking strategies to be able to identify potential customers Develop an entrance strategy for qualifying, and effectively connecting with prospective business partners Create and drive a business plan strategy that successfully meets sales goals and expected profit margins Management of existing business accounts and continuously building customer rapport The ability to utilize our internal tools to negotiate market freight rates for the customer Maintain a working knowledge of the company's specialty services, internal resources, competitive strategies, and customer requirements Exude the highest level of customer service to both your internal and external business partners, and set the expectations that the task given will be completed to their satisfactionBusiness Management The ability to identify the steps necessary to accomplish goals and objectives for the branch To be engaged and make sound decisions in regards to the branch budget, expenses, costs, and overall profitability Convey and report branch and individual accountability back to key leadership members Exude a sense of ownership and energy to the branch and leadership that shows your personal commitment to the overall organization Knowledgeable in operating procedures and managing truckload fleet and developing relationships with drivers Hold specific knowledge in regards to priority freight, ground freight, international air freight, ocean freight, high risk/high value cargo, trade show shipping, customs brokerage, supply chain project management, warehousing, and other shipping services and solutions Precise determination of delivery and weather related conditions in order to minimize any delays with our services Consistently oversee the freight from origination to destination and take responsibility for any occurrences while solving them both constructively and timely The ability to dispatch freight, update orders and load screens while also properly closing orders timely through our carrier systemPeople Management Deliver clear expectations in regards to the role and direction your team will perform at Promote and instill a positive work environment that is challenging and engaging Proactively address concerns, conflicts, and interactions with team members Assist in setting high standards of performance for all team members Involve your team in branch decisions and promote employee engagement Embrace the hiring process and be a part of solidifying the branches key positionsKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: The ability to work independently while supporting an overall team mentality The ability to multitask in a fast paced environment with rapidly changing priorities An analytical approach to logistics planning and creatively solve challenges The ability to effectively negotiate with customers in regards to market freight rates To be an effective communicator via telephone and electronic communication and in person To be able to make timely decisions in a complex environment under pressure Exude a competitive nature and a desire to surpass existing goals Results oriented with the drive to want to grow within the organizationQualificationsSummary of Experience and Education Three to five years previous business management experience in the freight industry, including areas of international air, ocean, cargo, import, export, freight forwarding, third party logistics management, warehousing, supply chain, and tradeshow set-up Must have a working knowledge of the third party logistics model, fleet management, and freight forwarding Previous experience in full truckload, LTL, and intermodal modes of transportation, along with driver management Must have the ability to effectively communicate and present proposals Must have experience in managing teams and building interpersonal relationships Highly analytical with above average computer and networking skills R+L Truckload and Global Logistics provide both domestic and international shipping solutions. We offer a complete range of efficient transportation, logistics, and supply chain management services to meet the changing demands of businesses both internationally and domestically. With 16 offices across the country, we have locations in: Fort Myers, Miami, Ocala, Orlando, Atlanta, Hebron, Nashville, Kansas City, Indianapolis, Chicago, Dallas, Laredo, Salt Lake City, Phoenix, Denver, and Los Angeles allowing our transportation specialists to optimize the supply chain process for our customers.We offer a competitive salary with benefits. Apply today via

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